Ecology and Management of Terrestrial Vertebrate Invasive Species in the United States

William C. Pitt, James Beasley, Gary W. Witmer

October 30, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 403 Pages - 27 Color & 34 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498704823 - CAT# K24734


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  • Presents information on various vertebrate invasive species found in the United States
  • Includes concrete examples of recent invasive species issues and provides management strategies as well as research findings
  • Features exhaustive treatment on specific species of invasive vertebrates, including various types of amphibians and reptiles, birds, and mammals
  • Discusses management issues, including biosecurity and risk assessment, economics of management, policy and regulation, ecological issues, and agricultural damage


This book presents information on vertebrate invasive species for which there is a history of policy and management in the United States. Providing information on policy and management topics associated with vertebrate invasive species, including biosecurity threats and risk assessment.